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About This School

John D. Pierce Middle School is a public middle school in Redford. The principal of John D. Pierce Middle School is Mr. Jason Riggs and can be contacted at riggja01@southredford.net. 743 students go to John D. Pierce Middle School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 57% of the 743 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at John D. Pierce Middle School is 18:1. Concordia Lutheran South is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Football
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Swimming
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 61% 54%
Hispanic 5% 3%
Multiracial 3% %
White, non-Hispanic 29% 39%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.8%
Asian 0.5% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 44%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    I THINK JOHN PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL IS THE RIGHT SCHOOL FOR KIDS. I AM GOING TO 8th GRADE AND I KNOW I AM GONNA LOVE THE SCHOOL.

  • (1 year ago)

    THIS SCHOOL IS HORRIBLE. THE WAY THAT THE SCHOOL IS RAN IS UNACCEPTABLE. FOR KIDS THAT ATTEND THE SCHOOL FOR THE 1ST TIME IT HARD TO ADJUST TO THE HARSH WAYS OF THE SCHOOL. I think that they really need to change the way that the school is ran. This is a middle school but ran as it the kids are in high school. I understand middle school is to prepare the students for High school but this is just rediculous.

  • (4 years ago)

    Well I am a 7th grade student goin to Pierce Middle School and I just love it here. Sure every now and then crazy things come up but this school has taught me how to be a better person and to believe in myself. I have made many friends and hope to make more...Pierce is the best!!!!

  • (6 years ago)

    Well i am a student in 8th grade at pierce and well its a good school and all but the kids are outrageous and arent really controlled anymore since mr.white left. now we have a principal mr.riggs and hes not as mean as mr.white and what we need is meaness mr.white used to scream and mr.riggs doesent he just woops your suspended and they come back still as trouble makers. and yeah they need more discepline there are a lot of fights and my family wants to move out of the district fearing thurston is worse..

  • (6 years ago)

    the teachers are wonderful they honestly care about the students and expect the best from them. any concerns are handled immediately and directed to the parent and councelor for further assistant. i am going to hate to see my child leave this environment however i am sure he will receive the same attention at any redford high school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Awesome school. Our family moved out of the Redford school district last year and the thing we miss most is the type of leadership that Pierce has. Great administration with concerned caring teachers and as a result the students are thriving and the test scores prove it. Mr. White could teach a lot of principals how to run a school.

  • (9 years ago)

    There is a really good staff at pierce. They try to make sure our students have the best education they can have. Mr. white (the principal) is a very inspirational man that our students can look up to. If you are thinking of moving here this is that best place to raise a family and to get the best middle school education!

  • (9 years ago)

    I am also a teacher in this school district. All 3 of my children attended Pierce. My youngest was there when the new Principal was hired. AMAZING!! how he turned the negative into the positive for the students the staff and the parents. Respect for themselves others and property as well as an investment into to their education seems to be the mantr there. I wish we could clone him to put into our High School. My youngest is there now and I am not happy with the lack of respect and increased safety risks. I am very sorry to say that. All 4 elementaries are Fantastic.

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